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This weekend is a busy one for local self-guided garden tours. Six of them are scheduled. The real biggie – Garden Walk Buffalo with more than 380 gardens – takes place July 27 and 28; see www.gardenwalkbuffalo.com. But there are plenty of gardens in local communities to enjoy this Saturday and Sunday. And the Ninth Annual Black Rock & Riverside Tour of Gardens and Sta…

LancasterThe Lancaster Board of Education last week approved several administrative appointments at its meeting on Monday.Marie Perini, who has been director of secondary education at the Lancaster School District since 2007, was recommended by new Superintendent Michael J. Vallely, to be his successor in the role of assistant superintendent of curriculum, instruction and …

If someone calls you and says you’re in trouble for a bounced check, don’t believe it.Lancaster police have issued a warning on their Facebook page about a telephone scam reported recently by several residents.Someone identifying himself as a federal law enforcement officer has been calling people and telling them they’re in legal trouble because of a bounced check. …

Tom Campbell of Lancaster has a problem that has no good solution, only a bad outcome and a not-quite-as-bad outcome.Campbell, editor and publisher of WNYLaborToday.com, an online labor union newspaper, and host of its online show, Western New York Labor News, needs to find a home for his two 11-year-old cats, Hobbs, an orange striped male, and Little Girl, a long-haired b…

LancasterThe Lancaster Village Board meets at 6 p.m. Monday in a work session, followed by a 7 p.m. regular business meeting in the municipal building at 5423 Broadway.Also this week:• The Lancaster Town Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Board Room at 21 Central Avenue.• The Lancaster Village Historic Preservation Commission meets at 7:30 p.m. Wed…

Erie County deputies made DWI arrests on land and water Thursday.A 26-year-old driver with a blood-alcohol content more than three times the legal limit was arrested following a traffic stop in the Town of Elma, Erie County sheriff’s deputies reported this morning.Deputy Tim Christian pulled over a vehicle being driven erratically about 8:20 p.m. Thursday night on Bowen…

Three teenagers and the operator of a football camp who were injured in an electrical accident Monday afternoon on an athletic field behind Lancaster High School remained hospitalized Tuesday, according to police.A 15-year-old Lancaster boy, who was the most seriously injured of the four, is beginning to respond to treatment and communicate with medical staff at Women & Ch…

Four people were injured in Lancaster early Monday afternoon when a football goal post being moved touched an overhead electrical wire, school and police officials said.The incident happened on an athletic field behind Lancaster High School, where a football camp for players of high-school age and older was held last weekend.The camp was not in session Monday, but a metal …

LancasterControversy percolating again over the Buffalo Lancaster Airport will come to a head Monday during the Lancaster Town Board meeting.Two public hearings tied to the issue will be held at 7:15 p.m. as part of the town meeting, which will be held in the Lancaster Opera House instead of the Town Board meeting room. Town officials expect a large turnout and decided to …

Ecology & Environment reported a third-quarter loss of $400,000, citing the effect of “risks” from expanding into some overseas markets.The Lancaster-based environmental services firm’s $400,000 loss compared with net income of $100,000 a year earlier. And the company reported revenues of $32.2 million, down 11.8 percent from $36 million the year before.E&E said its …

LancasterBids will be advertised by the town for the construction of the Lancaster Depew Indoor Baseball Training Facility at the town’s Westwood Park.The town is accepting bids until July 11. Plans and specifications for bids are available at the office of the town’s engineer, Wm. Schutt & Associates PC, 37 Central Ave.Also last week, the Town Board approved the town…

Two Lancaster horses escaped Tuesday afternoon and made a break for it down Peppermint Road before they were corralled by the police in Walden Pond Park.Lancaster police received a flurry of 911 calls about the escaped horses, and the photo of the captured fugitives being perp-walked back to their horse farm was posted on the Police Department’s Facebook page, generating…

Speculation that the Buffalo Lancaster Airport is on the verge of an expansion that could bring jets to the facility has upset a determined group of Lancaster residents who have long been fighting to stop any further expansion at the airport.Founders of the Safe Aviation Coalition of Lancaster, including neighbors who say their quality of life and property values are affec…

LancasterThe Lancaster Village Board last week heard reports about flooding issues in the area of Holland Avenue and School Street, involving sanitary sewers. Village officials were a bit puzzled because some work had been done in the area not too long ago, but they vowed to look into it.During one recent heavy rainfall, residents complained about flooding on Holland, Publ…